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He dedicates his career to promote and develop the art of opera.

1. Is the above sentence grammatical?

2. Are there any other simple words to replace "dedicate"?

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teechar

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I believe you've got the wrong tense there. Do you, perhaps, mean "has dedicated"?
If so, try:
He has dedicated his life to promoting and developing the art of opera.
or
He has focused his career on promoting and developing the art of opera.
 

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Or He dedicated if he has retired or died.
 

Ju

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He dedicates his career to promote and develop the art of opera.

1. Is the above sentence grammatical?

2. Are there any other simple words to replace "dedicate"?

Thanks.

Does "dedicate" have to follow by a gerund?

Thanks.
 

teechar

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Does "dedicate" have to be followed by a gerund?
It often is, but it doesn't have to be.
Mother Teresa dedicated her life to the service of the poor.
 
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